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Olive, the Other Reindeer

Written by Vivian Walsh and illustrated by J.otto Seibold
Published by Chronicle Books
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Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes “Olive… the other Reindeer… I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!” So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole. And while Santa and the other reindeer are a bit surprised that a dog wants to join the their team, in the end Olive and her unusual reindeer skills are just what Santa and his veteran reindeer team need. Colorful graphic illustrations accompany this zany dog story from the well-known author and artist team, Vivian and J.otto Seibold. Adorable Olive and her hilarious adventures are sure to make anyone’s Christmas merry.

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A very fun book about a dog who thinks he might be a reindeer. :) So cute and the story will make you smile. The illustrations in this book are absolutely beautiful and so colorful!

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader

One of our family’s favorite Christmas books! The illustrations are happy and unique, and the story is clever and fun. It’s a book that makes my kids laugh and makes me laugh too—a major plus! We’ll be reading Olive every year for many Christmases to come.

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Publication Date:
October 1, 1997